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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

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1081  On this day in history birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1556  On this day in history birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

1583  On this day in history birth of simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

1587  Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) was born on January - 08.  

1589  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) was born on this day in history.  

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on January - 08.  

1628  On January - 08 birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist was born on January - 08.  

1635  Luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709) was born on this day in history.  

1658  On January - 08 birth of nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix)  

1668  Jean Gilles, composer was born on this day in history.  

1735  John Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815) was born on January - 08.  

1763  On this day in history birth of edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834)  

1767  On this day in history birth of abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28)  

1777  On this day in history birth of filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist  

1779  John White, composer was born on this day in history.  

1786  Nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank was born on this day in history.  

1787  Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer was born on January - 08.  

1788  On January - 08 birth of erik Drake, composer  

1788  Archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831) was born on this day in history.  

1788  Pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874) was born on January - 08.  

1791  On January - 08 birth of jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)  

1792  On January - 08 birth of lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo)  

1805  On January - 08 birth of john Bigler, American politician (d. 1871)  

1805  Orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878) was born on January - 08.  

1810  Robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik) was born on January - 08.  

1812  Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer was born on January - 08.  

1812  On January - 08 birth of william Henry Holmes, composer  

1814  Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist was born on this day in history.  

1814  On January - 08 birth of thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

1815  George Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883 was born on this day in history.  

1815  Lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905 was born on this day in history.  

1817  On January - 08 birth of john Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867  

1817  On this day in history birth of sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893)  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

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0482  Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on January - 08.  

0624  On this day in history abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

1100  On this day in history death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1107  Death of Edgar of Scotland (b. 1074) on this day in history.  

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on January - 08.  

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on this day in history.  

1336  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on January - 08.  

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on January - 08.